How to Check and Recover Blocked Messages on iPhone 15/14/13/12/11/X/8/7/6

November 14, 2019Nicole Jones

In the previous post, it is easy to block someone's annoying messages on your iPhone. As time passing by, you may want to check the blocked messages for curiosity or some reasons. "Where do these messages go and can I recover them?"

If you have mistakenly blocked someone and want to unblock and check the hidden text messages or iMessage, you can follow our post to go on. This post will show you details about how to recover blocked messages on iPhone 15/14/13/12/11/X/8/7/6/5.

Recover Blocked Messages on iPhone

Part 1. Is There Any Chance to Recover Blocked Text Messages

Many of you may wonder "can I retrieve the text messages the blocked person sent". Unfortunately, the answer is no. You can't get the blocked text messages back on your iPhone, unless you ask him or her to resend the messages to you after unblocking.

iPhone won't backup the blocked text messages to a certain folder automatically, so you can't recover the blocked messages. But, if you want to recover deleted text messages before you blocked this number, you can read on to get them back on your iPhone.

Part 2. How to Retrieve Blocked Messages on iPhone without Backup

To recover the deleted text messages before blocked, you should rely on a message recovery tool for iPhone. Aiseesoft iPhone Data Recovery is a good assistant to recover deleted text messages before blocked on your iPhone. It can help you safely recover 20+ file types from iOS device, iTunes backup or iCloud backup.

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Retrieve Blocked Messages with iPhone Data Recovery

Step 1.
Launch iPhone Data Recovery and connect your iPhone to your Windows computer or Mac via USB. Choose iPhone Data Recovery feature on the left side of the interface.
Step 2.
Click Start Scan button to scan data on your iPhone. Then all data will be listed as categories in the left pane.
Step 3.
Click Messages and check the messages you want. Then click Recover button to start recovering. You can also retrieve message attachments, voicemails, WhatsApp, Kik, Line and Viber messages and attachments on your iPhone.

This text messages recovery tool also enables you to recover data from iTunes backup file. You can just click and switch to Recover from iTunes Backup Files.

Recover from iTunes Backup Files

If you have backed up text messages to iCloud before blocked, you can click Recover from iCloud Backup File to get them back from iCloud.

Recover from iCloud Backup File

Part 3. How to Unblock Someone before Text Messages Recovery

If you want to recover the blocked messages, you need to unblock the number first. Following the step, you can check and unblock the blocked numbers easily.

Just go to Settings > Phone > Blocked Contacts. Here, you can find a list of blocked numbers.

Then, tap Edit and Unblock button to remove the phone number from the blocked list one by one.


For more details, you can check the post to see how to unblock numbers on iPhone.


When blocking someone by mistake, you must want to unblock and recover the blocked messages on iPhone. With iPhone Data Recovery, you can recover deleted text messages from your iPhone, iTunes backup file or iCloud backup file. If you have any better solutions, let us know and leave a comment.

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